Coming Out Under Fire. He subsequently appealed the discharge decision, attaching a copy of his page defense of homosexuality, Millions of Queers Our Homo Americawhich, however, was ignored and remained forgotten and unpublished until rediscovered in by a researcher in the National Library of Medicine. Retrieved 18 January Retrieved March 22, Phone Reach us during regular business hours. Retrieved July 18, But if you see something that doesn't look right, click here to contact us!
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Sexual orientation and gender identity in military service
Military law mandates celibacy during the first 10 years of service for all enlistees. Since this ban also includes transgender people. Retrieved August 29, The United States military formerly excluded gay menbisexualsand lesbians from service. Evidence suggests that for LGB service members in the United States, the conditions of service and daily life have improved dramatically following the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
Many countries have since revised these policies and allow gays and lesbians to openly serve in the military e. Israelfor example, a country that otherwise struggles to implement LGBT-positive social policy, nevertheless has a military well known for its broad acceptance of openly gay soldiers. According to a University of California, Santa Barbara study,  a brigadier general stated that Israelis show a "great tolerance" for gay soldiers. In practice, however, outed homosexual soldiers are subject to severe harassment and are often discharged. Situation and treatment of homosexuals, transsexuals and transgender persons; whether the government updated the constitution to provide rights to homosexuals, transsexuals and transgender persons ". The Military of Chile does not discriminate on grounds of sexual orientation.